English Language

Improve your academic English and prepare for university study in Canada with our EAP program.

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Spring & Summer

Make the most out of your summer by studying in 3- and 6-week courses available on-campus.

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Customized Programming

Tailor a professional development program to create the perfect fit for your organization.

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Lifelong Learning

Make connections and discover new talents with courses, events, and seminars for learners age 50+.

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Master of Education

Advance in your career with full- and part-time Graduate Education programs available in flexible formats.

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Online Learning

Study anywhere, anytime by choosing from over 100 open-entry courses and certificates.

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About Us

Open Acadia is Acadia University's initiative to offer flexible programming and learning opportunities to Acadia students and the greater community. Our programming goes beyond the scope of the conventional university experience to offer education to youths, seniors, and working professionals.

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Contact Us

Email: openacadia@acadiau.ca
Website Feedback: Suggestion Box
Phone: 902-585-1434
Toll-Free: 1-800-565-6568
Fax:  902-585-1068 
Box 118
38 Crowell Dr
Willett House, Acadia University
Wolfville, NS 
B4P 2R6
Monday — Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm AST (excluding holidays)
Dec 20 2013

Happy Holidays!

Open Acadia's offices will be closed for the holidays beginning end of day Friday, December 20, and re-opening for regular hours Thursday, January 2. We wish you all the best this holiday season.

As we look toward 2014, we would like to extend our thanks to all the students who chose to study with Open Acadia this past year, and to the many faculty and staff from across the Acadia community who help make our academic experiences possible. 

Dec 06 2013

2014 Spring & Summer Course List Available

Are you thinking ahead to your summer plans? Our tentative list of 2014 Spring & Summer courses is now available (PDF), with registration beginning in February 2014.

If you are interested in your options for online rather than on-campus courses, explore our Online Learning homepage and course list. 

Featured Program

Professional Development Programme in Math Teaching

Acadia's new Programme in Math Teaching equips middle school educators with a comprehensive understanding of the modern mathematics curriculum. This programme is designed for both teachers seeking to update their mathematics instruction skills and for those without a strong mathematics background.